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Gaps in Teeth/Diastema (WHAT IT MEANS AND HOW TO FIX)

Gap teeth are a well-known cosmetic dental issue and can be caused by anything from thumb-sucking to gum disease. It’s possible to address this problem with braces or other orthodontic treatments but is it always necessary? So does having a gap between your teeth mean you need immediate treatment? We discuss that and more below. First, let’s see why diastema occurs.

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Nine Side Effects Effects of Braces

Our mouths and jaw and tooth position change dramatically over treatment. You may notice things in your mouth have moved or when you close your mouth your teeth sit differently. This is all normal in the quest for a straight smile. You need not worry about most changes as it is par for the course. In this post, we’ll show you the side effects of braces and what they mean. Let’s get going.

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What Causes White Spots on Teeth? (5 EASY AND AWESOME FACTS)

What causes white spots on teeth after braces?  For most people, braces are the ideal way to get a better smile. However, some people end up getting disappointed by the results of their orthodontic braces because they notice unsightly spots after the brackets are removed. These spots can be a little unpleasant to look at, but you should not let them stop you from deciding to get braces. The reality is that they are entirely preventable even if you are wearing orthodontic braces. Keep reading to find out all about the underlying cause of white spots and learn how you can protect your teeth from them. Let’s get reading.

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The Importance of Wearing Retainers after Treatment

Orthodontic treatment is an incredibly vital part of feeling and looking your best. Because most people see your smile the first time that they look at you, it is important that you work with an orthodontist to have orthodontic work done at your own convenience. Whether you are the one having the work done or you are taking your child in for braces, the aftercare of orthodontic work is often just as important as going for the work itself. If you avoid the aftercare, you will find that your teeth begin to shift and you need more orthodontic work and braces to correct the situation.

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Power Chains for Braces (QUICK FACT LIST FOR MOMS)

Undergoing orthodontic treatment can be painful and uncomfortable. If you are using traditional wire and bracket braces, then the treatment time speeds up in many ways. Adhering to the schedule set out by your orthodontist is the main one. Other helping hands come in the form of devices like Power Chains. Power chains do the same job as ‘O’ rings just speedier. In this post, we’ll take you through what power chains for braces are. And how they help complete treatment in less time. Let’s get cracking.

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Foods To Avoid While Wearing Braces

We only get one set of teeth for a lifetime, so it is important that we take care of them. That is why your orthodontist may have recommended braces for you or your children. Orthodontic braces can correct most common dental issues. There are drawbacks to consider. Like diet. Yes, you’ll have to forgo some foods to get perfect teeth. In this post, we’ll show you foods to avoid while wearing braces. Let’s get going.

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Veneers or braces (What is best for you?) 5 EASY FACTS

Your smile is important. You know that already. It is the first thing people notice. It is key to your oral health and all the health that goes on below too. This brilliant smile is not the only reason to go for orthodontic treatment. You may be wondering about what you can do to get a perfect set of gnashers to impress people and your body with. In this post, we’ll take you through 2 simple choices. Veneers or braces. What is best for you? Let’s get cracking.

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Sleep Apnea (How Orthodontics Help) | QUICK FACTS FOR MOM

Sleep. We all love it regardless of our age, gender, or nationality. For some though, sleep is not a recharging experience. It is a hellish time. This may be due to a sleep condition called ‘Sleep Apnea.’ It affects 18 million adults in the USA. Not to mention, many children. This condition affects breathing and is disrupting to the sleep cycle. a cycle your body uses to re-energize. This post will show you in quick form the basic facts on sleep apnea and how orthodontics can help. Let’s get going.

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Can You Have Braces with Crowns or Root Canals?

Braces are a big deal. You will need to stick to years of dedication. Aside from the dedication, you may wonder whether you can get braces with your teeth condition. You may have crowns installed, or dental implants or fillings. Wonder no more. In this post, we’ll lay out the facts on what you can do with braces with crowns and other oral devices pre-fitted. Let’s get going.

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Mail-Order Orthodontics and Danger (5 REASONS TO AVOID THEM)

Mail-order orthodontics is a relatively new type of orthodontic treatment that is available online. Many companies offer these braces to people who have problems such as overbites, underbites, crossbites, gaps, and other issues.  However, these braces fall short in several areas. It’s always best to see an orthodontist up close and in the office. Here’s a little bit more information about the mail-order orthodontics. In this post, we’ll show you all the facts on mail-order orthodontics and why they fall short. Let’s get cracking.

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